czar (3246) - Québec, Quebec, - AUG 23, 2011
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
on tap at brewpub. clear dark golden, small light beige head, little to no retention. fresh cascade hop nose, citrus woody. nice toasted malts, hint of sweetness, fruity, balanced by freshly harvested cascade hops. average carbonation, light to medium body.
WillRunForBeer (181) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 20, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at PPP. Dark amber with a tan head. Scent of molasses, a touch of citrus. Taste is caramel and molasses. Slight bitter to the finish, but not enough to beat the sweet.
alobar (2506) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 28, 2011
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark amber color with no head. Aroma of caramel, hops, and hint of molasses. Mostly caramel flavor with a hop bitter ending. Decent.
argo0 (11077) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 17, 2009
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(draft) Hazy dark amber body with off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, chococaramel, light floral, orange. Taste is medium sweet, molasses, chocolate, caramel, some orange/grapefruit. Light-medium body, low carbonation.
VTHopHead (1389) - Barre, Vermont, USA - AUG 25, 2009
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Sampler at the brewpub - Poured a reddish amber in color with a small off-white head. Aroma is slightly hoppy with slight citrus and some malt... aroma not that strong. Flavor is slightly sour, some hops (citrus) and some fruity malts. Again, flavor is not that pronounced. Jut OK...
DrDavid (957) - Johnson, Vermont, USA - FEB 5, 2009
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Draft at brewpub. Mild semi-sweet aroma, mostly malty caramel. Deep orange-amber body, off-white head. Flavor is somehow sourish, slightly unpleasant, with a bit of malt. Clean and refreshing finish.
Alldaydrinker (559) - Norwood, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 16, 2008
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draught. Nose is robust cascade hops which slightly enticing to a fresh brew, light fruits linger in the background. One dimensional but decent aroma. Pours a muddy brown color with decent head retention. Initial taste is lights fruits, malt character and caramel. Mid palate to finish has a good hop character. Palate duration is above average. Decent head retention but average.
Beerdedone (2394) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 4, 2008
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Sampled at brewpub. Pours amber red with a small white head. Aroma of toasted malts, caramel, and some faint hops. Flavor follows the aroma with notes of diacetyl
daknole (8005) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 15, 2008
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
what an odd amber. Tap at the Shed in Stowe,VT. Amber/light brown color with no head. Malty and fair aroma bjut flavor is weird. Malty but also tart and weird. No hops to mention. Not a great amber at all.
Sammy (7714) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 15, 2008
2.1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
On tap at the brewpub. Malt job, with an dd bitterness. Very light brown colour, tea-ish. Touch of lace. Thinnish whisp of head.Malty aroma.Above average carbonation. 5% a.b.v. Fairly weak and low drinkability.